Singapore's integrated resorts

Singapore's integrated resorts: Marina Bay Sands' game plan

Eight years ago, Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Singapore transformed Singapore's skyline when they opened. More will be done - last week, it was announced that the two integrated resorts will pump in $9 billion to build world-class attractions. Senior Correspondent Joyce Lim looks at how the pair are appealing to the wealthy global audience

Chinese national Jessica does not bat an eyelid dropping $5,000 for a T-shirt or $100,000 for a watch during her weekly shopping jaunts.

And her favourite destination is the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands (MBS), which offers an array of her favourite luxury brands - Hermes, Chanel, Van Cleef & Arpels, Louis Vuitton, Patek Philippe.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 07, 2019, with the headline 'Sands' game plan'. Print Edition | Subscribe